Rare 4-Body Test Cut Katana Masterpiece by Izumi Daijo Fujiwara Kuniteru with NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon


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Indulge in the extraordinary with our rare 4-body test cut katana, a masterpiece by Izumi Daijo Fujiwara Kuniteru, 6th Generation, dating back to the Tenmei period around 1781 AD. Certified by NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon, this katana showcases exceptional craftsmanship and historical significance. Crafted with precision and skill, this katana holds the distinction of a 4-body test cut, a rarity in the world of Japanese swords. The cutting prowess was expertly demonstrated by Yamada Genzo Yoshitoyo of the prominent Yamada family, renowned for their testing expertise during the Later Edo Period. The blade itself boasts a Nagasa of 67 cm, exhibiting the quality that Kuniteru, a highly regarded swordsmith, brought to his work. The NBTHK certification ensures the authenticity and excellence of this historical piece. Accompanied by a stunning Edo koshirae, the katana is adorned with unique elements. The Ko-kinko Tsuba, an antique from the Muromachi period, carries NBTHK papers, adding another layer of historical value. The Fuchi/Kashira feature large, rare Phoenix designs in vibrant red copper, adding a touch of elegance and rarity to the ensemble. Weighing 741 grams, the katana is not just a collector’s item but also a testament to the rich history of Japanese sword craftsmanship. The Menuki, depicting playful gold Shishi dogs, and the enduring lacquered leather handle wrapping further enhance the aesthetic appeal and longevity of this set. Experience the allure of this exceptional katana, meticulously preserved and ready to be a centerpiece in any distinguished collection. This is a unique opportunity to own a piece of history that transcends time, encapsulating the artistry and skill of Izumi Daijo Fujiwara Kuniteru. Very beautiful and rare set now complete with sword rack as shown in the photo’s..

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